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with general electric c.e.o. jeffrey immelt. after that, the weekly addresses by president obama and alaska senator lisa murkowski. then funeral service for former new york city mayor ed koch. >> having observed a setty improvement in the opportunities and well-being of our citizens, i can report to you that the state of this old but youthful union is good. >> once again in keeping with time-honored tradition i've come to report to you on the state of the union. and i'm pleased to report that america is much improved. and there's good reason to believe that improvement will continue for the days to come. >> my duty tonight is to report on the state of the union. not the state of our government. but of our american community. and to set forth our responsibilities in the words of our founders to form a more perfect union. the state of the union is strong. >> as we gather tonight our nation is at war. our economy is in recession. and the sismized world faces unprecedented -- civilized world faces unprecedented nature yet the state of our union has never been stronger. >> it's because of our pe
. then a conversation with general electric ceo jeffrey immelt. on the next "washington journal" former congressman stephen latourette. he talks about the role that republicans will play in fiscal matters such as scheduled budget cuts scheduled for march 1. kim gandy discusses the violence against women act. and a look at north korea pose a nuclear ability -- north korea pose a nuclear ability. "washington journal." >> mary todd lincoln. >> three of her four children died. one in the white house and one sitting next to her at the theater. the kinds of grief this woman was going through was amazing. folks and demonized her. they thought she was crazy. but found that she was not crazy. mary todd was a very significant person. i hope someday we get a better view of the range of things that influenced her life and not just the tragedies. >> c-span's new series "first ladies." damaging the public and private lives of the women who served as worst ladies. season one "presidents' day, the very eight teen at 10 p.m. eastern -- february 18 at 10 p.m. eastern. >> on wednesday, the washington press club found
, congressman chaffetz. good night, everybody. >> a conversation with jeffrey immelt. the national institutes of health headquarters is in the district of a crisp and holland. he will be on our guest to talk about the sequestered. you can watch that at 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 eastern on c-span and c-span.org . >> if somebody paid him to what's 10 columns for $2,000 each. he gets the money and they publish only six. he summons the editor and says, i wrote 10 and he published six. the editor says, we paid you. that is the standard answer. maybe they were not good enough. here is a check for the columns you did not print back. he was entitled to keep it. that would clear his philosophy session because he wanted to do business with the other party again. i admire that. >> the 30th president of the united states and the "coolidge." >> over half a million people come to this church every year. they compare not because of our amazing pews, they come here because of the events that happened here. what most people did not realize is what actually did happen here is still a genuine historical mystery. we h
. general electric ceo jeffrey immelt spoke yesterday about how uncertainty over congress handles the economy is impacting businesses. he discusses the need for more investment in education and a simplification of the tax code. this was part a the discussion on manufacturing hosted by "the atlantic." it is just under one hour. [applause] >> thanks so much for joining us. i want to start big picture. it has been a rough couple of years for the economy. people keep referring to the tantalizing signs of venue factory revival. manufacturing jobs are up to about 400,000. they are down roughly 6 million in the prior 11 years. is what we are seeing a dead cat bounce? is something going on here? is there a manufacturing renaissance in america? what are you seeing? >> is the us's manufacturing more competitive than it has been in the past? yes. it are a number of drivers. in high-tech manufacturing, material innovation is happening. there is a lots of innovation and advanced manufacturing. materials are higher than it was in the past ursus labor. the energy construct is being created by sh
to do. out not listen to jeffrey immelt. i would benchmark ourselves against other countries that are moving ahead. when i of in africa selling locomotives, i am competing against global players try to get the same business we are trying to get. >> on access to markets, the economic diplomacy front, where would you want to see more of a free trade access model? >> on both sides? >> the husband a lot of focus on the transpacific partnership -- there has been a lot of focus on the transpacific partnership. >> i would like multilateral free trade agreement. we believe the tptp will be great. and japan are china is not a part of its. a better extension into europe, things like that, our outstanding. we are for all that. >> in that relationship the need to get the government to open that door for you more important in asia and europe? >> i think asia is probably harder than europe. but we get there. and to the end, i could sell my stuff anywhere because of our size. for a $2 billion american company to wi in, it would be. very be >> i know ge has had a complex relationship of the
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